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Nauwkeurige beschryving van de Guinese Goud- Tand- en Slave-kust : nevens alle desselfs landen, koningryken, en gemenebesten, van de zeeden der inwoonders, hun godsdienst, regeering, regtspleeging, oorlogen, trouwen, begraven, enz. : mitsgaders de gesteldheid des lands, veld- en boomgewassen, alderhande dieren, zo wilde als tamme, viervoetige en kruipende, als ook 't pluim-gedierte, vissen en andere zeldzaamheden meer, tot nog toe de Europeërs onbekend (1704)

Author: Bosman, Willem; Nyendael, David van; Snoek, Jan, fl. 1701-1702; Schouten, Anthony
Subject: West-Indische Compagnie (Netherlands); Slave-trade; Natural history
Publisher: t'Utrecht : By Anthony Schouten ...
Language: Dutch
Call number: 297640
Digitizing sponsor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
Book contributor: Research Library, The Getty Research Institute
Collection: getty; americana

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Signatures, pt. 1: *-*(-*1.4) 2*-3* 4*² A-2C; pt. 2: A-2P 2Q²

Errata: p. [28] at end

Text divided into three parts, but bibliographically work divided into two sections, the first comprising part 1 (not designated as such, p. [1]-207, first count), the second comprising parts 2-3 (p. [1]-280, 2nd count)

Added engraved title-page and engraved frontispiece portrait of Willem Bosman

Woodcut title ornament; decorative initials

Part 1 includes 11 leaves of plates, 10 folded. They bear 21 numbered plates, two on each folded leaf, plate 3 on a single leaf. Part 2 includes 8 leaves, each with a single plate

Twenty-two letters by merchants of the Dutch West India Company; the first twenty are by Willem Bosman, and the last two by David van Nyendaeland Jan Snoek

Includes bibliographical references and index

Landis, D.C. European Americana

Bound in vellum; edges sprinkled red; ink inscription on second front free endpaper

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